- Taking courses, reading books, and watching videos
- Getting a degree in operations from an accredited university
- Connecting with other operations professionals, taking on projects so you can learn while doing, and being willing to learn from your mistakes
- Working alone and making it up as you go
Situation: Janet Hopkins is the sole operations professional at Equal Lingual, which provides translation services to companies that want their content to be available in critically endangered languages. Equal Lingual is growing rapidly, and Janet is finding herself spread too thin. She wants to hire someone who can take on an odd assortment of responsibilities to give her more time for strategic planning. Which type of candidate would be best for this role?
An experienced operations leader A transitioning generalist A credentialed specialist Now is not the right time to hire anybody